The start of the weekend also happens to fall on the start of the month and Netflix is certainly delivering in terms of new binge-worthy content.
On the menu for this weekend is a new season of extremely-prolific Queer Eye series as they head to Japan as well as the Netflix Original film The King starring the flavour of the moment, Timothée Chalamet.
If you’re feeling like a bit of a throwback, you’ll also be able to watch The Last Samurai, Matilda and Seven Years In Tibet on Netflix now. There’s a little of everything whatever your preference is.
Check out the full list below.
November is nearly here and that means a bunch of new content will soon be available for you to feast your eyes on. From returning favourites to Christmas movies to hate-watch, there's bound to be something for everyone no matter your preferences across Netflix, Foxtel, Stan and Amazon. Here's what you need to look out for.Read more
New Netflix TV Shows
Queer Eye: We’re in Japan! (1 November)
The Fab Five – Antoni Porowski (Food & Wine), Bobby Berk (Interior Design), Jonathan Van Ness (Grooming), Karamo Brown (Culture), and Tan France (Fashion) – will bring their expertise to Tokyo, working to make-better four heroes while experiencing Japanese cuisine, fashion, design, grooming and culture firsthand.
American Son (1 November)
Based on the acclaimed Broadway play, American Son tells the story of Kendra Ellis-Connor (Emmy-nominee Kerry Washington), the mother of a missing teenage boy, as she struggles to put the pieces together in a South Florida police station. Steven Pasquale, Jeremy Jordan and Eugene Lee also reprise their roles in the adaptation which presents four distinct viewpoints, while also navigating the unique dynamic of an interracial couple trying to raise a mixed-race son.
Atypical: Season 3 (1 November)
As Sam heads into his first year of college, he grapples with new challenges, from making friends to managing his schedule.
Hache (1 November)
Hache is a tale inspired by true events. It tells the story of Helena (Adriana Ugarte), a prostitute who starts as a simple pawn in the hands of Malpica (Javier Rey), the head of a gangster band that operates in Barcelona in the 1960s. But a steep and hazardous learning curve takes Helena from the lowest rung of the organization to the top, seizing control of its heroin operation.
We Are the Wave (1 November)
A mysterious classmate leads four idealistic teens in a revolt against a rising tide of nationalistic fervor, but their movement takes a dark turn.
Ash vs. Evil Dead: Season 1 (1 November)
Ash has spent the last thirty years avoiding responsibility, maturity, and the terrors of the Evil Dead until a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind and Ash becomes mankind’s only hope.
New Netflix Movies
The King (1 November)
Hal (Timothée Chalamet), wayward prince and reluctant heir to the English throne, has turned his back on royal life and is living among the people. But when his tyrannical father dies, Hal is crowned King Henry V and is forced to embrace the life he had previously tried to escape. Now the young king must navigate the palace politics, chaos and war his father left behind, and the emotional strings of his past life — including his relationship with his closest friend and mentor, the ageing alcoholic knight, John Falstaff (Joel Edgerton). Directed by David Michôd and co-written by Michôd and Edgerton, THE KING co-stars Sean Harris, Ben Mendelsohn, Robert Pattinson, and Lily-Rose Depp.
Drive (1 November)
A notorious thief allies with a street racer for a grand heist involving an elaborate game of deceit with authorities, who have their own dirty secrets.
Holiday in the Wild (1 November)
To keep her spirits high when their son leaves for college, Manhattanite Kate Conrad (Kristin Davis) has booked a ‘second honeymoon’ with her husband. Instead of thanking her, he brings their relationship to a sudden end; jilted Kate proceeds to Africa for a solo safari. During a detour through Zambia, she helps her pilot, Derek Holliston (Rob Lowe), rescue an orphaned baby elephant. They nurse him back to health at a local elephant sanctuary, and Kate extends her stay through Christmastime. Far from the modern luxuries of home, Kate thrives amidst majestic animals and scenery. Her love for the new surroundings just might extend to the man who shared her journey.
The Man Without Gravity (1 November)
A gravity-defying baby raised in seclusion matures into an extraordinary man — and an international celebrity — but longs for an ordinary life.
The Last Samurai (1 November)
An American military advisor embraces the Samurai culture he was hired to destroy after he is captured in battle.
Going for Gold (1 November)
Seventeen year old, Emma joins a high school cheerleading team when she moves to Australia with her dad who is a former Air Force Officer.
Matilda (1 November)
Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable.
Seven Years in Tibet (1 November)
True story of Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountain climber who became friends with the Dalai Lama at the time of China’s takeover of Tibet.
Body of Lies (1 November)
A CIA agent on the ground in Jordan hunts down a powerful terrorist leader while being caught between the unclear intentions of his American supervisors and Jordan Intelligence.
Christmas Break-In (1 November)
Izzy is an energetic 9-year-old. Overscheduled and running late, Izzy’s parents can’t pick her up on-time the last day of school before Christmas break. A blizzard complicates the matter, but not as much as a pair of bad guys who are freezing in an ice cream truck. The school’s janitor is kidnapped by the intruders, and it’s up to Izzy to save the day.
Tucker: The Man and His Dream (1 November)
The story of Preston Tucker, the maverick car designer and his ill-fated challenge to the auto industry with his revolutionary car concept.
Netflix Documentary & Comedy
Fire in Paradise (1 November)
This documentary short chronicles the Camp Fire tragedy in Paradise, CA, beginning the morning of November 8, 2018. The film charts the course and consequences of the harrowing disaster — part of a terrifying new trend in California wildfires, and the deadliest fire in the United States in over 100 years — through personal interviews and first-hand video footage from survivors and emergency responders.
Kids & Anime
Hello Ninja (1 November)
BFFs Wesley and Georgie and their silly cat sidekick Pretzel transform into ninjas and enter a magic world, where they solve problems and save the day.
True: Grabbleapple Harvest (1 November)
It’s Grabbleapple harvest season in the Rainbow Kingdom … but Glummy Glooma doesn’t want autumn to come. Can True and her friends save the festival?
My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic: Best Gift Ever (1 November)
In this one-hour Christmas-themed special, the Mane Six and Spike are each hoping to find the best gift ever for Hearth’s Warming.
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